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A way to uninstall Dropbox from your PC

This page contains complete information on how to remove Dropbox for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Dropbox, Inc.. Check out here for more information on Dropbox, Inc.. You can read more about related to Dropbox at . The application is often found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin directory (same installation drive as Windows). The entire uninstall command line for Dropbox is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Dropbox.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 3.40 MB (3567936 bytes) on disk.

Dropbox contains of the executables below. They occupy 3.68 MB (3859312 bytes) on disk.



  • Dropbox.exe (3.40 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (165.57 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (26.82 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (49.83 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (42.33 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 44.3.52 of Dropbox. You can find here a few links to other Dropbox releases:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_bz2.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_ctypes.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_ctypes.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_decimal.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_elementtree.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_multiprocessing.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_multiprocessing.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_win32sysloader.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_win32sysloader.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_yappi.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_yappi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\bz2.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\crashpad.compiled._Crashpad.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\crashpad.compiled._Crashpad.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\D3DCompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation_wow64.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation_wow64.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_bootstrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_bootstrap_py3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt.19.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt64.19.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn.12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\EnterpriseDataAdapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\fastpath.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\fastpath.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\faulthandler.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icudt56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icuin56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icuuc56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\librsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\mmapfile.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\mmapfile.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcp120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcr120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\opengl32sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\psutil._psutil_windows.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\psutil._psutil_windows.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pyexpat.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pyexpat.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtCore.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtCore.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtGui.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtGui.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtNetwork.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtNetwork.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtPrintSupport.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtPrintSupport.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQml.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQml.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQuick.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQuick.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebChannel.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebChannel.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngine.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngine.pyd

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OfficeAddIn
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherMachine
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\480CB21D6D79A834AAC7952606D8710A
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\480CB21D6D79A834AAC7952606D8710A\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\DbxSvc\Description




A way to remove Dropbox from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is a program offered by Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, computer users try to remove this program. Sometimes this can be hard because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to remove Dropbox is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Dropbox or simply activate the Search field and type in "Dropbox". The Dropbox program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Dropbox in the list , the following data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Dropbox:


  • The software company is: https://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Dropbox using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Dropbox supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-02-09 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-08 23:13:13.857